Hi Manuscript Workers, It’s been a rough week out there. My thoughts go out to those who are grieving and those who don’t feel safe right now. We’ve…
Hello Manuscript Workers, Last week’s newsletter took on a few of the persistent myths of scholarly book publishing. I attempted to offer some clarity…
On publishing from your dissertation and publishing from outside the academy
For the Book Proposal Accelerator
Hi Manuscript Workers, The 2022–2023 Book Proposal Accelerator program opens for enrollment this Monday (May 2) at 9am Pacific. That means I will soon…
And how to avoid it happening to yours
Hi Manuscript Workers, Have you ever told someone (such as an editor) that you’d send them something by a particular date, and then the date came and…
Land a publisher next school year
Hi Manuscript Workers, A little bit of personal sharing today: We’re seeing a significant abatement in the Covid numbers here in Los Angeles, which is a…
Hi Manuscript Workers, This week’s newsletter is a quickie to tell you about a few things I have coming up that you might be interested in. First, my…
A post about goals (that I've been trying to write for two years)
Behind-the-scenes advice on how to handle situations that arise after you’ve submitted a book proposal to your top presses. This week: what if your…